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gerontocracy


  • n  a political system governed by old men

  • Matteo Renzi Nowhere is that more true than in politics, where Italy's gerontocracy and unwritten party rules co-opt the young with the false promise that they should wait for a .
  • The country is a de facto gerontocracy that has failed to adapt to today's economic and demographic realities.
  • Nowhere is that more true than in politics, where Italy's gerontocracy and unwritten party rules co-opt the young with the false promise that they should wait for a few years and .
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  • Theodor Adorno in Independent
    These speculations weigh heavily on me, for I am a strange and ragged figure, patrolling the desperate margins of our culture, subjected on a daily basis to what Theodor Adorno called - apropos Beckett's Endgame - "the gerontocracy of late...

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